Olivier Gruner, Tim Thomerson, Marjorie Monaghan, Merle Kennedy, Brion
James, Deborah Shelton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Nicholas Guest, Jackie Earle
94 Minutes, Directed by: Albert Pyun
the industrial wasteland just outside of Los Angeles, circa 2027, there's a
covert war raging between the cyborgs and the humans. "86.5% is still human,"
insists superagent Alex (Olivier Gruner), but as the cyborg conspiracy builds
around him he discovers that humanity is more than simply a matter of flesh and
this extremely derivative el cheapo cyberpunk action movie
isnt as bad as it could have been, it isnt any good
While it tries to fling the lingo around like in a
William Gibson novel, it doesnt even get its basic
terminology right (androids are referred to as cyborgs) and in
the end it borrows heavily from far superior films (mostly the
two Terminator movies).
The plot involves a half-human/half-machine cop (Oliver Gruner)
who has to stop a conspiracy by androids to eliminate humans and
take over the world.
has its moments, in the end it is not worth the price
of a rental. That is, unless, like in my case, you get it in a "rent
a red dot video and get a yellow dot video for free" type of deal.
After viewing Nemesis we watched Total Recall again - now thats
the way to do a sci-fi movie: you start off with an original story . .